November 13, 2023 Thirty Law Professors Warn Congress of Harms of EATS Act

For immediate release: November 13, 2023

Nirva Kapasi Patel strokes a black and white cow at Farm Sanctuary

September 08, 2023 Nirva Kapasi Patel Named Executive Director of ALPP

Harvard Law School’s Brooks McCormick Jr. Animal Law & Policy Program Announces Nirva Kapasi Patel as its New Executive Director. Nirva brings decades of experience inspiring positive change for animals as an animal rights campaigner, non-profit board member, and executive producer of documentaries such as Meat Me Halfway, The End of Medicine, and The Game Changers.

Direct Action Everywhere mass open rescus

August 31, 2023 , Harvard Law Professor Submits Brief Declaring Necessity Defense Applies to the Rescue of Animals 

Professor and Faculty Director of the Brooks McCormick Jr. Animal Law & Policy Program at Harvard Law School submits a brief in support of defendants charged with felonies for rescuing animals at California egg producer.